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Declining Trade of Softwood Lumber

Declining Trade of Softwood Lumber

Declining Trade of Softwood Lumber, Plummeting Lumber Prices in the US and Slowing Wood Demand in China were Some of the Biggest International Lumber Developments in the 3Q/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period last year. China, Japan, the United Kingdom and the MENA region reduced their imports, while the US and continental Europe have imported more lumber this year than in 2017.

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Hakan Ekstrom

The 3Q/18 brought development in East Asia

The 3Q/18 brought development in East Asia

The 3Q/18 brought development in East Asia, as Chinese imports of hardwood chips reached a record high and Vietnam expanded its market share at Australia's expense, repor...

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John Mullinder

Post-consumer paper is not ‘better’ than pre-consumer paper

Post-consumer paper is not ‘better’ than pre-consumer paper

We are not aware of any scientific environmental evidence that one is 'better' than the other. In fact, they are really the same material, just coming from different plac...

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Hakan Ekstrom

The Global Forest Industry in the 3Q/2018

The Global Forest Industry in the 3Q/2018

Global Timber Markets

  • Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3.7% from the 2Q/18 to the...
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Roger Gaudreault

The Resilience of Kraft Process and its future

The Resilience of Kraft Process and its future

Some background context

The Kraft pulping process, patented in 1879 and implemented in 1890, has shown resilience for more than 100 years, as it provides higher pulp stren...

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Martin Fairbank

Speaking up for forest products

Speaking up for forest products

If you're working in the forest products industry you've probably had a similar experience to this. At a social occasion, somebody asks you what you do for a living. Then...

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Hakan Ekstrom

Wood fiber costs for the pulp industry have trended upward in most regions of North America throughout 2017 and 2018

Wood fiber costs for the pulp industry have trended upward in most regions of North America throughout 2017 and 2018

Wood fiber costs for the pulp industry have trended upward in most regions of North America throughout 2017 and 2018, with the biggest increases occurred in British Colum...

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Sören Back

Competitive fibre-based composite is coming

Competitive fibre-based composite is coming

If fibre-based composites are to make an important breakthrough they have to be produced efficiently in order to successfully race against fossil-based composites. This i...

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Hakan Ekstrom

Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade

Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade

Canada will continue to be a major supplier of softwood lumber to the US in the next decade, with the export volume from the Eastern provinces being forecasted to increas...

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